On Depression:

Drugs, Diagnosis, and Despair in the Modern World

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9781421409337

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Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
By:
S. Nassir Ghaemi
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HARDBACK
Pages:
232

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Description

Preface
Part I: Entrance
1. Lives of Quiet Desperation
2. The Varieties of Depressive Experience
3. Abnormal Happiness
4. The Age of Prozac
5. The Unknown Hippocrates
Part II: Pretenders
6. Postmodernism Debunked
7. Pharmageddon?
8. Creating Major Depressive Disorder
9. The DSM Wars
Part III: Guides
10. Viktor Frankl: Learning to Suffer
11. Rollo May and Elvin Semrad: I Am, We Are
12. Leston Havens: Holding Opposed Ideas at Once
13. Paul Roazen: Being Honest about the Past
14. Karl Jaspers: Keeping Faith
Part IV: Exit
15. The Banality of Normality
16. Two O'clock in the Morning
Acknowledgments
Appendix: Listening to Despair: An Interview by Leston Havens
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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